FJ Poetry: “To write a poem / or to read one / it takes a certain kind / of heart.” […]
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November 2015 / Books & Pop Culture Consensus in Tech Interview with Sue GardnerA Quaker Meme Project Keith HelmuthA Pacifist’s Defense of the Media Justin LeverettThanksgiving on the IRT Jeanine M. Dell’OlioBeyond Goodness Sex Su Penn FJ Books November 2015
Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all-time favorite books for Quakers.
A rushed moment on a New York subway platform is suddenly transformed. 🔒
Jeanine M. Dell’Olio is a professor emerita from the Education Department of Hope College. She is a member of Holland (Mich.) Meeting.
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FJ Poetry: “As if blind, we feel / every hour / our way to You.” 🔒
A response to Friends school educator Al Vernacchio’s book. 🔒
Su Penn ([email protected]supenn.com) previously spoke to Quakers about sex in a 2014 FGC Gathering plenary. Like Walt Whitman, she believes that nothing is profane which can be spoken of with love in the presence of God. Invite her to visit your meeting; you will probably like her and learn something.
Also by Su Penn:
- We Think He Might be a Boy (FJ, Aug. 2013)
Quakers and Sex: A Call to Embrace Sexual Diversity (Quakerspeak, Sept. 2014)
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Religious Education 🔒
Christel Jorgenson, a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), was the youth and education secretary for New England Yearly Meeting for a long spell, and now happily helps with family worship at her meeting. She spends winter months at Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City, Mexico, where she attends Mexico City Meeting.
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Friends in Business. 🔒
Jane Mack is chief executive officer of Friends Services for the Aging. She has a master’s in organizational development and leadership and is a member of the Standards for Excellence Committee for the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Jane is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa.
Posted in: Friends in Business, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
Let’s Grow Together
News of Friends 🔒
By Rachel Muers. SCM Press, 2015. 192 pages. $56/paperback or eBook. Testimony is an exploration of the source, character, and […]
Tom Paxson is a member of Kendal Meeting of Kendal at Longwood in Kennett Square, Pa., and has been involved in ecumenical work for Friends General Conference since 1990.
Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
Contempt Is a Bitter-Tasting Word by J.E. McNeil
Life in a Box by Andrew Huff
Gota De Leche by Camilla Meek
Making Sense of the Starbucks Incident by Ankita Achanta
A Quaker Perspective on Hope by Kate Davies
Prophetic, Persistent, Powerful by Bridget Moix
Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness, poetry by Anne Miles